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Thursday 10 February 2011
A coroner warned today about the dangers of the drug mephedrone after two young men who were discovered hanging were later found to have taken it.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
A mother wept as she described the moment gunman Raoul Moat shot dead her daughter's boyfriend today.
Monday 07 February 2011
The Government is considering scrapping plans to sell many of England's nature reserves following a growing backlash against its proposed sale of all state-owned forests.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Tottenham Hotspur icon Gary Mabbutt last night entered the increasingly bitter Olympic stadium debate by warning the north London club will struggle to play Champions' League football if they do not move to a bigger ground.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Haringey Council has attacked Tottenham's plan to leave the borough and relocate to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford as a "desertion". Tottenham will discover next week whether they or West Ham United have secured preferred bidder status for the 2012 stadium.
Sunday 16 January 2011
Householders were bracing themselves today after heavy rainfall in northern England and Wales caused surging river levels to teeter near bursting point.
Thursday 13 January 2011
Jewellery worth more than £100,000 was stolen during a raid at the home of the elderly founder of Barratt Homes, police said today.
Tuesday 11 January 2011
The search is being renewed this year for England's most elusive and enigmatic wild mammal, the pine marten.
Monday 10 January 2011
Never mind Lou Reed, just ask Douglas Taylor about a perfect day. At Leopardstown yesterday his Dublin-based company, MCR, put up the prize fund for the afternoon's feature hurdle, one the most competitive and prestigious handicaps in the Irish racing programme.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
Monday 20 December 2010
Icy weather kept a tight grip on the UK last night, while further snowfalls are forecast for today. Temperatures dipped to -20 degrees overnight in parts of the West Midlands and Welsh borders, while by 8pm last night the temperature in Benson in Oxfordshire had dipped to -16.3 degrees. Andrew Sibley, forecaster for the Met Office said: "Another band of snow will move through the south west today along the south coast, which may affect London.
Thursday 16 December 2010
A former public schoolgirl who hurled homophobic abuse at a gay civil servant before kicking and stamping on him during a deadly attack is tonight behind bars.
Saturday 11 December 2010
Melting snow has brought fresh warnings of localised flooding and the closure of an England to Scotland road link.
Friday 03 December 2010
Britain's famously changeable maritime weather is dominated by the mainly westerly winds that come from the North Atlantic, whose water acts as a moderating influence over the extremes of summer heat and winter cold.
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